Notice to Azharuddin for violating poll codeApril 3rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Former cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin, who is the Congress candidate for Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad Lok Sabha seat, was Friday issued a notice for violating the election model code of conduct, an official said.
A notice was issued to Azharuddin for using more vehicles than permitted during a roadshow in Moradabad March 31, Additional District Magistrate (city) Avneesh Kumar told IANS over telephone.
He said party flags and banners were also showcased on the vehicles that had not got the required permission during the roadshow in Pakhbara locality in Moradabad, some 250 km from here.
“We will soon forward a report to the State Election Commission for taking further action against the former Indian cricket captain,” said Kumar.
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